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Fri, 13 Oct


The Cockatoo Club

Wolfy's Rootin' Tootin' B'Day Bash

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Wolfy's Rootin' Tootin' B'Day Bash
Wolfy's Rootin' Tootin' B'Day Bash

Time & Location

13 Oct 2023, 19:00

The Cockatoo Club, 20 Richmond St, Manchester M1 3ND, UK

About the Event


It's Wolfys Rootin' Tootin' Birthday Bash!

Cowboys Vs Zombies party!

Friday 13th October 2023

The Cockatoo Club. MANCHESTER.

Workshop 18.00 - 18.45

Cabaret Doors: 18.45

Showtime : 19.15 - 21.00

Are you tired of cookie cutter ru paul rejects clogging up the scene? Ever wanted to try out drag?

We'll.. the King is back! And we're reclaiming Canal Street!

Sail on down dreamboats!.... for a brand new KING, SWING N THING cabaret/Open Mic night and a Drag King workshop so hot it'll put hairs on your chest!


find a home amongst your fellow bois, butches, nbs and allies. Everyone is welcome!


Dress up theme is: Cowboys Vs zombies!


Our Debut show falls right between Wolfys Birthday and Halloween. We love Cowboys and we love getting spooky so rather than squabble between ourselves...we compromised.

Its everyone's two favourite themes smashed chaotically into one! With a side of cake!

So! Put your gladrags on, roll yourself in rhinestones, cut the butt out of your mom's best jeans, start to feel hot, slowly lose consciousness, wake up 7hours later with an insatiable appetite for brains, claw the guts out of you neighbour Pam and use her intestines as a cute belt….AND MOSEY ON DOWN TO THE BEST APOCALYPTIC BIRTHDAY PARTY IN THE WILD WILD (north)WEST!!


Extra info!

Canal Street Kings is a brand new Drag King cabaret and open mic night in the heart of Manchester's Gay Village.

3 of Manchester's Mightiest Monarchs have shacked up at The Cockatoo Club to bring you a night of entertainment centering and celebrating the Rainy City's rich Drag King history and making space for the new community to meet, grow and perform.

 Hosted By:


 TK Maximus, 

The Vicar's Daughter.

Featuring special guest Performers and ….you?

The night will consist of a Cabaret featuring guest performers from the local community and the national drag scene and an open mic section for performers of all disciplines and experience levels to try out new works or works in progress on the stage.

Poets, comedians, musicians, dancers, clowns etc anything goes. We very much encourage new Drag Kings, things and swing performers to take up these opportunities.

Times and Tickets info:

Workshop: 18.00 - 18.45

A 40 minute masterclass hosted by experienced Drag Performers aimed to pass down key skills and resources to new kings wanting to master their craft.


Workshop 1: Fast Track Facial Hair

A Beard and Moustache Masterclass focusing on crepe hair effects.

Materials Provided.

*Tickets Limited to 15. Available on a first come first served basis. 

**Workshop tickets include free entrance to the Cabaret afterwards.


Cabaret/Open Mic Show: 18.45 - 19.00

Doors at 18.45. Show starts promptly at 19.15

£ Free/ Pay what you can 

General admission is free or pay what you can.

*Open mic slots are  limited to 5 per show and available on a first come first served basis. They are free but must be booked in advance as an extra to your cabaret ticket.

** Performances must be kept to 5 minutes max.

***If you have secured an open mic slot please email with your details, details of your performance  proof of your booking and we will be in touch with all the information you will need to know. 

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